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Create Email Signature on Outlook

Want to look fancy or professional when sending an email? If you create an email signature on Outlook, you will. Now that you have made the choice to add this feature to your email(s), just simply follow the steps below to start personalizing your emails. This is very...

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How To: Stay Safe on Craigslist

Purchasing used items on Craigslist has become a new norm with people in cities across the U.S. listing items they no longer have a need or room for. However not every deal on Craigslist can be trusted, for that reason we have a few tips for safety while making...

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What Is RansomWare?

Multiple viruses can be encrypted onto your computer, but there is a certain type that holds all of your computer files for ransom. So the biggest question is, what is Ransomware? Ransomware is malicious software that cyber criminals use to hold your computer or...

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Startup Disk Full on Mac OS

My Computer Works has expert technicians who can solve this problem remotely, while you watch. Call us now at 877-437-9560 IF you are a MAC user you will eventually get the error "Your startup disk is almost full" we get these questions asked from our members all the...

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How To Block Pop Ups on Chrome

Are you getting pop-ups every time you open a window? Pop-ups can make browsing a chore, especially when they don’t want to close.You can fight back against pop-ups by making sure you have your browser configured correctly, having the latest version, or even changing...

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Increase Android Battery Life

Battery life is a continuous struggle for most cell phone owners. This guide is for Android phones. If you you need battery saving tips for an iPhone, read that here! Tip 1) Auto Battery Saver Mode On Samsung, HTC, and other Android powered phones you should have the...

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How To: Stay Safe While Using Hotspots and Public Wifi

We live in a world where everything is connected. From fully functional desktop computers to watches that can tell you who’s calling without pulling out your cell phone. This is the time where everything and anything can connect to the World Wide Web. This...

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Remove a Virus

Virus Removal for everyday computer users. These steps show you how to clean a computer that you think is infected with a virus or malware. What’s most important is, if anything looks suspicious, do not click on it. We will tell you how to close these windows in step...

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Get Started with Skype

With the emergence of Apple’s FaceTime and Viber Video, Skype has taken on some tough competition. However, it remains strong as the go-to video communication service for home and business users. Here’s a little refresher on how to get started with Skype: Sign Up It’s...

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Social Media Dangers with Posting Child Photos

What Makes Social Media Dangerous for Kids? Social media is great for connecting with friends, relatives, old boyfriends/girlfriends you’d like to make jealous, and just general networking. Parents also tend to post a lot of pictures of their children on social...

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